Altus strengthens its inspection team

13th November 2023
Harry Fowle

Altus Group has announced an addition to its team with the appointment of a new Applications Engineer.

Nick Hurrell has joined the Inspection Team and brings a wealth of experience and an understanding of electronics production and the industry landscape. His professional journey is marked by an impressive track record in the production environment, encompassing all aspects of electronics production, including Surface Mount Technology, Through-Hole Technology, and testing procedures. He has previously held roles that entailed machine selection, implementation, and process improvement, showcasing his proficiency in optimising production processes for maximum efficiency.

Nick has already built a strong relationship with Altus, working with the company on past projects. He is also well-versed in the diverse range of brands within the Altus portfolio, such as Koh Young, Kolb, YJ Link, and Heller. This knowledge positions him as an ideal addition to the team due to his comprehensive understanding of customer pain points, industry dynamics, and the unique pressures of those operating in the field.

Jiri Kucera, Altus Operations Director, said: "We have been very strategic and fortunate with our recent recruiting efforts, bringing on talented individuals who deliver immediate impact and share our vision for the future.

"Nick is precisely the high-calibre engineer we seek - someone with the experience, mind-set, and drive to provide complete solutions, not just support equipment. His in-depth knowledge of the full production environment will allow us to focus on the big picture and truly add value for our customers. I'm eager to see the contributions he'll make to our team."

Nick Hurrell added: "With years of experience collaborating with Altus from the customer perspective, I'm pleased to join the team to take on this exciting new challenge.

"It's clear Altus has an ambitious vision and a stellar reputation that keeps growing. The extensive portfolio of best-in-class products and processes is very impressive. I'm eager to leverage my knowledge of these solutions to further enhance the company's standing and continue elevating our support to customers."

As Application Engineer, Nick will work closely with Anthony Oh, Operations Manager - Inspection Products at Altus Group. His appointment significantly bolsters Altus's Inspection Team, which is paramount in ensuring comprehensive support for customers across the southern region of the UK.

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